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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2700 (Misses & Miss Petite Pants: Amazing Fit Collection)

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Posted on:12/16/10 10:50 AM
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Elizabeth made this said... (12/20/10 3:45 PM) Reply
They look like they fit great! Thanks for the heads-up on the waistband--that sounds like weird construction indeed!
MNBarb said... (12/20/10 7:29 AM) Reply
What is it with the wide thighs on patterns. You would thing they would keep up a bit more with RTW and that isn't always an easy alteration/adjustment to make. That said, these pants (trousers) really do look very good on you. It's very hard to get that kind of fit in the seat so you either are really lucky or you did some tweaking.
Cody7 said... (12/18/10 5:33 PM) Reply
I think these pants look fantastic on you. It is a shame you don't seem happy with them.
Andreahg said... (12/18/10 5:08 PM) Reply
While you seem to be not quite happy with these, I think they look great on you.
AnitaJJ said... (12/18/10 9:29 AM) Reply
Your pants look so beautiful and slim. Thanks for the tips on how to NOT follow the pattern... Very nice.
LisaG said... (12/17/10 10:44 AM) Reply
I think your pants look great! I'm sorry you don't love them, but they definitely look professionally done. In fact, I think I might buy this pattern myself. I like the idea of the waistband sewn in sections--for those of us who have problems with waistbands always gaping, this is a terrific idea!
Sew4Fun said... (12/16/10 9:27 PM) Reply
Helpful review and your trousers look great, even though you don't love them. I know how you feel about the closer fit of RTW compared to most sewing patterns, especially through the thighs. It's currently driving me nuts. I've come to the conclusion the only way to get that same RTW fit is cut up a pair of RTW pants and use them as a pattern.
RLL said... (12/16/10 3:42 PM) Reply
These do look really good on you. Nice job! I especially like your addition of the welt pocket.
Christas said... (12/16/10 1:25 PM) Reply
Oh, WOW!!! These are so fantastic! I am so glad I have this pattern in my stash. I will have to put it higher on the stack of garments I want to sew. Your addition of welt pockets is so nice. Wonderful sewing!
dfr2010 said... (12/16/10 12:37 PM) Reply
High and wide wasitband - plus in my book Wide legs, lots of volume - another plus (I like swishy pant legs) Quick check of pattern stash - YES! I do have it! :) I'll definitely put it on my to-sew-SOON list. And the fit looks nice on you. Here's hoping I get the same results.
Mary in MS said... (12/16/10 12:07 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review, you have a great fit there. I agree with you about the volume of the pant legs on most patterns.
Nessa09 said... (12/16/10 11:26 AM) Reply
Thanks for all of your tops, your pamts look terrific!!
RadarRadiance said... (12/16/10 10:56 AM) Reply
I think you got a great fit and look with the pattern. Glad you continued with your changes, they do look very nice and tailored on you.
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